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Register: first and last level codes

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The first and last level codes. Specify the first and last levels on which a field is defined. Note that most derived levels (e.g. X* sw bands) are redundant - use pseudo levels instead.

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comment The first and last level codes. Specify the first and last levels on which a field is defined. Note that most derived levels (e.g. X* sw bands) are redundant - use pseudo levels instead.
label first and last level codes
member Last level in boundary layer -1. | (number of atmos levels+1) * lw bands. | Number of ISCCP levels. | First level in vertical diffusion routine. | (number of atmos levels+1) * sw bands. | Indicator for bottom level. 0 for Endgame and 1 for New Dynamics. | Last level in boundary layer. | First gravity wave drag level. | Top ozone level. | Top level of atmosphere +1. | First level above boundary layer. | (number of wet levels)* lw bands. | Top wet level. | Number of soil hydrology levels. | First soil level+1. | First tracer level (allowed to be $>$ 1). | Last level in vertical diffusion routine-1. | (number of wet levels)* sw bands. | Unset, this code must be used for single level data. | First soil level. | Top atmospheric level-1. | Number of atmos levels * sw bands. | Number of cloudy levels. | Last tracer level (= Top atmospheric level). | Last level in vertical diffusion routine. | Number of atmos levels * lw bands. | First atmospheric level. | Number of SW radiation bands. | Zeroth atmospheric level, i.e. when lowest level is the surface (used for vertical velocity, radiation increments, boundary layer stresses) | Last gravity wave drag level. | Last soil level. | First level in boundary layer. | Top atmospheric level. | Last gravity wave drag level +1. | Number of LW radiation bands.
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modified 27 Aug 2014 14:34:59.710
note The first and last level codes. Specify the first and last levels on which a field is defined. Note that most derived levels (e.g. X* sw bands) are redundant - use pseudo levels instead.
pref label first and last level codes
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Name Notation Description Types Status
Unset, this code must be used for single level data. -1 Concept stable
First atmospheric level. 1 Concept stable
Top atmospheric level. 2 Concept stable
Top wet level. 3 Concept stable
Top atmospheric level-1. 4 Concept stable
First level in boundary layer. 5 Concept stable
Last level in boundary layer. 6 Concept stable
First level above boundary layer. 7 Concept stable
First soil level. 8 Concept stable
Last soil level. 9 Concept stable
First tracer level (allowed to be $>$ 1). 10 Concept stable
Last tracer level (= Top atmospheric level). 11 Concept stable
Last gravity wave drag level +1. 12 Concept stable
First gravity wave drag level. 13 Concept stable
Last gravity wave drag level. 14 Concept stable
First level in vertical diffusion routine. 15 Concept stable
Last level in vertical diffusion routine-1. 16 Concept stable
Last level in vertical diffusion routine. 17 Concept stable
Last level in boundary layer -1. 18 Concept stable
Top level of atmosphere +1. 19 Concept stable
First soil level+1. 20 Concept stable
Top ozone level. 23 Concept stable
Number of atmos levels * sw bands. 24 Concept stable
(number of atmos levels+1) * sw bands. 25 Concept stable
(number of wet levels)* sw bands. 26 Concept stable
Number of atmos levels * lw bands. 27 Concept stable
(number of atmos levels+1) * lw bands. 28 Concept stable
(number of wet levels)* lw bands. 29 Concept stable
Number of SW radiation bands. 32 Concept stable
Number of LW radiation bands. 33 Concept stable
Number of soil hydrology levels. 34 Concept stable
Number of cloudy levels. 35 Concept stable
Zeroth atmospheric level, i.e. when lowest level is the surface (used for vertical velocity, radiation increments, boundary layer stresses) 38 Concept stable
Number of ISCCP levels. 39 Concept stable
Indicator for bottom level. 0 for Endgame and 1 for New Dynamics. 40 Concept stable